|The Squaw Man - Cecil B Demille|
Cecil B Demille's first feature film as a director and producer From Wikipedia: Directed by Oscar Apfel and Cecil B. DeMille and produced by DeMille and Jesse L. Lasky, the screenplay was adapted by Beulah Marie Dix from the 1905 stage play, of the same name, written by Edwin Milton Royle. This first screen version of the story was the legendary DeMille's first movie assignment. It also holds the distinction of being the first feature-length movie filmed specifically in Hollywood...
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|The Virginian - Cecil B Demille|
Cecil B Demille's silent feature film version of Owen Wister's novel "The Virginian" starring Dustin Farnum. A cowboy romances the local school teacher and helps apprehend a gang of cattle rustlers.
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|The Sheik - Jesse L Lasky|
Legendary Valentino picture. Valentino stars as an Arabian who falls in love with an English woman in this classic silent picture. Visit the IMDB page here.
Keywords: Rudolph Valentino; Adventure; Romance; The Sheik; Paramount; Jesse Lasky; Silent Films
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|Terror Island - Jesse L Lasky|
A man is held captive by island natives who believe that his daughter has stolen a pearl belonging to their idol. This is a five reel truncated 1922 Realart print of the Houdini mystery missing a large chunk from the middle of this originally seven reel production.
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|The Cheat - Cecil B Demille|
1915 silent film directed by Cecil B Demille starring Fannie Ward. This film was selected for preservation in America's "National Film Registry".A desperate socialite turns to a Burnese Ivory trader after she is almost found out for embezzling funds from her charity.
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|Carmen - Cecil B Demille|
Cecil B Demille's 1915 film of Prosper Merimee's 1845 novella (which was the basis of Bizet's famous opera.)Carmen, a gypsy woman, seduced lawyer Don Jose in an attempt to assist her clan's smuggling trade. Don Jose is obsessed with Carmen and turns to crime to maintain her attentions.
Keywords: crime; carmen; don jose; prosper merimee; cecil b demille; jesse lasky; romance; obsession; love; silent film; feature film; gypsy; paramount pictures